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1. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Steeped in Blood (2005)

48 min | Comedy

9.3
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Ellen confuses her auditor with a confessor but graduates to adulthood with the final tally of her back taxes. The police have developed a keen interest in Sanjay, whose real name is not ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Martha Burns, Paul Gross, Maja Ardal, Susan Coyne

Votes: 40

2. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Fair Is Foul and Foul Is Fair (2005)

47 min | Comedy

9.2
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With subscribers canceling en masse since the launch of From Hammer's campaign of alienation, Sanjay counsels Richard to embrace the left side of his brain. Now living in a storage room in ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Paul Gross, Susan Coyne

Votes: 37

3. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Playing the Swan (2003)

47 min | Comedy

9.1
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It's opening night for Hamlet and though Jack has shown promise, insidious words from Richard send him running. Ellen and Geoffrey finally talk about the breakdown and the events leading up... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Rachel McAdams

Votes: 63

4. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Birnam Wood (2005)

48 min | Comedy

9.0
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Youthquake--the magic of rebranding kicks in! Geoffrey works on his own brand of explosive magic, Oliver returns to the stage, Richard upgrades his dream quest to include Gilbert & Sullivan, and love conquers all.

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Paul Gross, Susan Coyne

Votes: 54

5. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)

60 min | Comedy

8.9
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In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Gross, Martha Burns, Stephen Ouimette, Susan Coyne

Votes: 2,050

6. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Madness in Great Ones (2003)

45 min | Comedy

8.9
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Having been named interim creative director of the festival, Geoffrey wisely cedes directing the festival's new production of Hamlet to a visiting director, but is distressed when the board... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Rachel McAdams

Votes: 56

7. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Outrageous Fortune (2003)

45 min | Comedy

8.8
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Following his drunken duel, Geoffrey is in jail. Ellen's young biker beau punishes those that offended the honor of her home. Jack and Kate grew closer during their night under the stars ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Rachel McAdams

Votes: 44

8. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Rarer Monsters (2005)

47 min | Comedy

8.8
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The curse of Macbeth kicks in when the director of Romeo and Juliet breaks her neck, forcing Geoffrey to invite show-dog Darren Nichols back from Berlin to fill in. Juliet meets her Romeo ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Geraint Wyn Davies

Votes: 40

9. Avonlea (1990–1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.7
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A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s.

Stars: Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith

Votes: 3,052

10. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Fallow Time (2005)

45 min | Comedy

8.7
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Christmas comes to New Burbage and so do the interns, who are part of the new austerity program. Richard raises begging to new heights and hires Sanjay Ranier of the hip and edgy marketing firm Frog Hammer.

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Geraint Wyn Davies

Votes: 43

11. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Mirror up to Nature (2003)

45 min | Comedy

8.7
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Geoffrey assumes the direction of Hamlet and Richard and Holly assume that a disaster is just around the corner. Oliver's ghost frees Ellen's pet chameleon and viola Ophelia is recast.

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Rachel McAdams

Votes: 56

12. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Season's End (2005)

47 min | Comedy

8.6
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Geoffrey gets a permanent posting as the New Burbage artistic director after his triumphant Hamlet, but major challenges loom ahead. Richard, the CEO, must keep the festival from going ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Luke Kirby

Votes: 51

13. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Geoffrey Returns (2003)

45 min | Comedy

8.4
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Geoffrey returns to New Burbage, for Oliver's funeral while the festival's business manager Richard Smith-Jones aided by American Holly Day scrambles to assume control. Geoffrey is ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Rachel McAdams

Votes: 58

14. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Oliver's Dream (2003)

45 min | Comedy

8.2
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After recovering from a mental breakdown while performing Hamlet that left him hospitalized and without an acting career, Geoffrey Tennant is directing his cobbled together, cash-strapped ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Rachel McAdams

Votes: 72

15. Wind at My Back (1996–2001)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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A recently widowed mother loses her children to a cold mother-in-law in Ontario during the Great Depression.

Stars: Shirley Douglas, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage

Votes: 312

16. Conspiracy of Silence (1991– )

240 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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After a young Canadian Aboriginal girl is murdered in 1971, it takes 20 years of inaction and prejudice before the police finally find the real killers. Meanwhile the killers have to live with their own guilt and fear of being caught.

Stars: Michael Mahonen, Ian Tracey, Jonathan Potts, Diego Chambers

Votes: 173

17. Black Harbour (1996–1999)

8.1
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Katherine and Nick return to her childhood home in Nova Scotia after her mother becomes ill. Nick is a struggling screenwriter while Katherine a partner in a successful Los Angeles eatery. ... See full summary »

Stars: Rebecca Jenkins, Melanie Foley, Barrett Porter, Geraint Wyn Davies

Votes: 39

18. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Votes: 291,209 | Gross: $95.86M

19. Hiroshima (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 190 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The grisly events leading to the first attack with a nuclear weapon.

Directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara, Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Lynne Adams, Wesley Addy, Allen Altman, Bernard Behrens

Votes: 757

20. Wiseguy (1987–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss

Votes: 1,482

21. Beyond Reality (1991–1993)

30 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.9
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University parapsychologists Laura Wingate and J.J. Stillman investigate reports of ghosts, out-of-body experiences, telekinesis and other unexplained phenomena that occur in ordinary people's lives. Young Celia later joins them.

Stars: Shari Belafonte, Carl Marotte, Nicole de Boer, David Nerman

Votes: 86

22. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Old Quarrels, Old Love (1991)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

7.9
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Hetty and Rachel recently reconciled after their thirty-six year old feud that started in the seventh grade over a boy named Romney Penhallow. Hetty broke up with Romney, the two having a ... See full summary »

Director: Allan King | Stars: Sarah Polley, Jackie Burroughs, Peter Coyote, Patricia Hamilton

Votes: 26

23. Wiseguy (1987–1990)
Episode: Pilot (1987)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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This was the pilot for the hit series. Ken Wahl stars as Vinnie Terranova, a Justice Department agent reassigned to the Organized Crime Bureau (OCB) as a "wiseguy", a specially trained deep... See full summary »

Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Ken Wahl, Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ray Sharkey

Votes: 252

24. Forever Knight (1992–1996)

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.8
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800-year-old vampire Nick Knight quests for redemption as a cop in Toronto, trying to hide his vampiric nature from the rest of the world.

Stars: Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher, Nigel Bennett, John Kapelos

Votes: 1,841

25. Adderly (1986–1988)

Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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V.H. Adderly, a former James Bond style operative for I.S.I., is given a desk job in the Department of Miscellaneous Affairs after losing function in his left hand- the result of torture by... See full summary »

Stars: Winston Rekert, Dixie Seatle, Jonathan Welsh, Ken Pogue

Votes: 105

26. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)

22 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Updated remakes of classic stories from Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) originally produced by the Master of Suspense himself. His original opening bits are colorized for reuse here.

Stars: Bernard Behrens, Cynthia Belliveau, David B. Nichols, Kathleen Quinlan

Votes: 1,279

27. Danger Bay (1984–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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The adventures of a marine biologist and his family as they fight environmental crimes and other problems.

Stars: Donnelly Rhodes, Christopher Crabb, Ocean Hellman, Hagan Beggs

Votes: 294

28. E.N.G. (1989–1994)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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The show was based in Toronto, they are a news station that go out filming news worthy stories all the while a romance brewing with the news show director & camera man, Jake.

Stars: Sara Botsford, Mark Humphrey, Art Hindle, Jonathan Welsh

Votes: 121

29. Twelve and a Half Cents (1977)

49 min | Drama

7.6
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Add a Plot

Director: René Bonnière | Stars: Jackie Burroughs, Jodi Farber, Allan Kolman, Leon Pownall

Votes: 5

30. Forever Knight (1992–1996)
Episode: Dead of Night (1996)

Not Rated | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.6
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A murder at a haunted house puts Nick face to face with the ghost of a former lover.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher, Nigel Bennett, Blu Mankuma

Votes: 14

31. Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and Joanne Thatcher (1989 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

7.4
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Narcissistic Saskatchewan Tory politician Colin Thatcher is engaged in a bitter divorce from wife Joanne. When the court rules in Joanne's favour, Thatcher hires a hit man to kill his wife, and almost gets away with it.

Director: Francis Mankiewicz | Stars: Kate Nelligan, Kenneth Welsh, Robert Benson, Leon Pownall

Votes: 97

32. Street Legal (1987–1994)

50 min | Drama

7.3
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The professional and private lives of a group of young, aggressive attorneys in partnership together in Toronto.

Stars: C. David Johnson, Eric Peterson, Cynthia Dale, Julie Khaner

Votes: 153

33. The Sleep Room (1998)

193 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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Based on a true story, this production relates the tale of two American lawyers who try to bring the U.S. government to its knees. In the early 1950s, the CIA funds a Montreal psychiatric ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Leon Pownall, Macha Grenon, Nicola Cavendish, Gabrielle Rose

Votes: 91

34. PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996–2000)

45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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A team of scientific researchers belonging to a scientific group that investigates reports of paranormal phenomena. A procedural format that follows a hand-full of characters on their ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Nancy Anne Sakovich, Barclay Hope, Colin Fox

Votes: 1,362

35. T and T (1988–1991)

30 min | Drama, Crime

7.2
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T.S. Turner is a former boxer who is accussed of a murder he didn't commit. All was lost but, thanks to public defender Amanda Taler, he was proven innocent. Now he works as private eye and... See full summary »

Stars: Mr. T, David Nerman, Alexandra Amini, Ken James

Votes: 82

36. Bye Bye Blues (1989)

PG | 117 min | Drama, Romance, Music

7.2
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Story about a WWII wife & mother who joins a local dance band to provide for family while husband at war. Romantic involvement with one of the band members make her decisions difficult when... See full summary »

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Rebecca Jenkins, Luke Reilly, Michael Ontkean, Chad Krowchuk

Votes: 255 | Gross: $0.16M

37. Million Dollar Babies (1994– )

200 min | Drama

6.9
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The true story that shocked 1930's Canada. When a poor rural Ontario family gives birth to quintuplet, the town doctor doesn't waste a second and takes over the family. He helps to take ... See full summary »

Stars: Beau Bridges, Roy Dupuis, Céline Bonnier, Sean McCann

Votes: 261

38. Four Minutes (2005 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The story of the four minute mile-breaker Roger Bannister.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Jamie Maclachlan, Christopher Plummer, Shaun Smyth, Amy Rutherford

Votes: 337

39. Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003– )

175 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.

Stars: Clare Stone, Max Morrow, Paul Doucet, Lynne Griffin

Votes: 262

40. The Comic Book Christmas Caper (1990)

104 min | Family, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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Set in Canada in December 1945. A boy sets out to investigate an attack on his friend's father.

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Jeremy Radick, Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge, Marie-Stéphane Gaudry, Sarah Meyette

Votes: 50

41. Evidence of Blood (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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When a Pulitzer prize winning author of true crimes returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty year old case of a teenage girl who had been murdered.... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Mondshein | Stars: David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, Sean McCann, Chris Wiggins

Votes: 1,090

42. Dirty Pictures (2000 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.7
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A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: James Woods, Ann Marin, Craig T. Nelson, Diana Scarwid

Votes: 704

43. Termini Station (1989)

R | 108 min | Drama

6.7
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Award-winning actress Coleen Dewhurst is Molly Dushane, a hard-drinking, hard-living woman desperate for one last fling at life. Megan Follows is her daughter Micheline, an angry, ... See full summary »

Director: Allan King | Stars: Megan Follows, Norma Dell'Agnese, Hanna Lee, Elliott Smith

Votes: 77

44. Handel's Last Chance (1996 TV Movie)

51 min | Biography, Drama, Family

6.7
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A Dublin street kid is selected as a choirboy for Handel's first performance of The Messiah. His friendship helps deliver the composer from a temporary lack of self esteem and restores his great glory.

Director: Milan Cheylov | Stars: Leon Pownall, Tod Fennell, Gerard Parkes, Seana McKenna

Votes: 62

45. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: Don't Sell Yourself Short (1989)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Insider trading leads to murder and a double-cross.

Director: René Bonnière | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Leon Pownall, David Soul, Harvey Atkin

Votes: 13

46. Avonlea (1990–1996)
Episode: Fools and Kings (1995)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

6.7
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Each holding a raffle for the same charity at the same time is the latest feud between the Royal Order of the Daughters of the Dominion (RODD) and the Royal Order of the Knights of Prince ... See full summary »

Director: William Brayne | Stars: Jackie Burroughs, Mag Ruffman, Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau

Votes: 11

47. PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996–2000)
Episode: The Light (1997)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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Lead O.S.I.R. investigator Dr. Curtis Rollins is shot by a serial killer known as the White Crow, who's obsessed with life after death. This inexplicably brings into existence Rollins' exact double who assumes the identity of the killer.

Director: Milan Cheylov | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Paul Miller, Nancy Anne Sakovich, Barclay Hope

Votes: 19

48. Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke (1999 TV Movie)

170 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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Biography of billionaire tobacco heiress Doris Duke looks at her bizarre lifestyle, including her troubled childhood, her world traveling for audiences with mystics, a face lift at age 79, ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Richard Chamberlain, Mare Winningham, Lindsay Frost

Votes: 282

49. L'Amérique en otage (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 180 min | Drama, History

6.5
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Follows the events of Iran hostage crisis of 1979 and people who were held as hostages in the US embassy in Tehran, Iran for over 400 days.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Arliss Howard, Jeff Fahey, Alice Krige, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 33

50. Spenser: The Judas Goat (1994 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Mystery

6.2
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Spenser is hired out by Hugh Dixon to track down the killers of his wife and daughters. He and Hawk are drawn into a huge plot involving assassination attempts on African leader Winston Boyko by some racist terrorist named Paul.

Director: Joseph L. Scanlan | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Natalie Radford, Geordie Johnson

Votes: 118